Articles matching "negligence"
Occupiers’ liability - communal staircase - Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 and Defective Premises Act 1972 - negligence
DWF acted for Birmingham City Council on the instructions of Zurich Insurance.Read more
DWF acted for Monkey Madhouse on the instructions of Questgates.Read more
The Court of Appeal has upheld a first instance decision that two drivers were not responsible for a road traffic accident in which a motor scooter rider became trapped between their vehicles. Sarah…Read more
In the recent High Court case of Beaumont and O’Neill v Ferrer (2014) two claimants, who were seriously injured whilst attempting to fare jump a taxi, failed in their attempt to claim damages from the…Read more
The defendant failed to appreciate that the water system they designed could create an excessive pressure surge which would rupture water pipes and lead to a major flood. Whilst the defendant had…Read more
This unanimous decision of the Supreme Court changes the law as it previously stood in relation to the liability of local educational authorities for the negligent actions of contractors to whom they…Read more